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But That's Why I Have A Firewall, Right?

Protection versus Defense Recently, and across subject matter areas, there has been discussion on how to protect and defend against the scourge of cyberattacks. Understanding the application of these words in context is a starting point for establishing the right cybersecurity antidote. "It's not one or the other, it's both." - The InfoBro Fir...

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Didn't I See You Before?

Don't Get Faked Out. Part 1 A deepfake takes a combination of machine learning ("deep learning") and artificial intelligence to create synthetic media. Over the past few years the quality and ease of creation of deepfake video content has accelerated. Skepticism, as a point of view, isn't a bad thing. The InfoBro Deepfakes are getting better and ea...

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All Sprays Aren't Ultra Sheen™

Laziness Leads To A Bad Password Day At one level or another many people fall into the bad practice of password reuse and typically the password is an easily guessable one or, worse yet, has been previously compromised during a data breach. It's the length, not the strength. The InfoBro When there is a website or online service account breach peopl...

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What Is Zero Trust?

I only trust what I already know I can. I'm old school, but, I've never stopped being an innovator. There's a buzzwordy construction of paradigms that has taken the entire technologically driven world by storm. Referred to as 'Zero Trust' (ZT) this strategy is in fact a concept as old as peer-to-peer computing itself. The security consideration is ...

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Deception Is The Way Of War

"when able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must seem inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near." Sun Tzu, The Art of War (5th century BC).  Honey, you can come get all my stuff There has been, for decades, a great deal of focus ...

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